Rebecca Fox

Pollution offences cut by over half

Inspections of Otago dairy farms have shown the level of effluent pollution has more than halved on the previous two years.

Hocken thanks donors with tour

Ray Crombie did not expect to see the items he donated to the Hocken Library so soon.

Passion drives car enthusiasts

Passion drives car enthusiasts

It might have been the "gals" stripping down the engines but they was no less intense than the blokes, in the grudge match between Ford and Holden enthusiasts on Saturday.

Icebergs spur sightseeing interest

Icebergs spur sightseeing interest

Interest in sightseeing flights is heating up as the icebergs spotted in New Zealand's subantarctic waters move closer.

Hopes 1080 film will arouse curiosity

Hopes 1080 film will arouse curiosity

Two University of Otago students hope their documentary on the 1080 debate will encourag

Bus shelter plans halted as costs soar

Bus shelter plans halted as costs soar

Costs of funding bus shelters in Dunedin have "skyrocketed", leaving the Otago Regional Council unable to afford its proposed new shelters.

Tenders for river surveys

Rivers throughout Otago are to be surveyed so the Otago Regional Council can build up data on how they are changing.

Silver Peaks survey gets big response

Leave it like it is or improve it so more can stay - those are two of the schools of thought on recreational use of the Silver Peaks, a survey has shown.

ACC levy protest

Otago motorcyclists plan to show their opposition to proposed increases in ACC levies with a rally from Mosgiel to the Octagon tomorrow.

School wins $1.9 million for building plan

School wins $1.9 million for building plan

South Otago High School principal Nick Simpson's goal of providing his pupils with facilities the equal of those anywhere in New Zealand has been given a boost with funding of $1.9 million from the Government.